Tag Archives: rheumatoid arthritis

Mar
28
2012
Dr. Vivian Bykerk, Rheumatologist

Q1. I’ve had RA for 13 years. What kind of surgery is done for elbows that seem to be separating? The distance between the joints in mine is getting farther … More…

Nov
14
2011
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Today is World Diabetes Day. Dr. Jessica Gordon, Rheumatologist, describes the relationship between diabetes and arthritis. “Arthritis means ‘inflammation of the joints’ and can be caused by many different conditions,” … More…

Sep
21
2011
Lauren Smith, Physical Therapist

Q1. What’s the safest way to get exercise as a senior? Want to make sure I stay in-shape but don’t think I can handle anything high-impact. Generally the safest way … More…

Sep
7
2011
Dr. Doruk Erkan, Rheumatologist

Q1. Does Antiphospholipid Syndrome only occur with lupus or can it be a lone standing condition? Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a systemic autoimmune disorder in which the immune system makes … More…

Jul
10
2011
Dr. Susan Goodman, Rheumatologist & Internist

Q1: My mother developed RA in her mid fifties and many female relatives on her side of the family also had it.  As her daughter, are the odds against me … More…

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April 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The NHL playoffs are underway, and having a strong abdominal and core muscle strength is important for keeping players in top form. Gregory Reinhardt, HSS Physical Therapist, says: "While skating, the activation of a hockey player's oblique muscles is crucial for their ability to constantly push off from their skates." To read more about core strength for hockey players, visit http://hss.edu/onthemove/core-strength-for-hockey-players/.

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